At times, almost everyone feels depressed or anxious; these feelings are normal. However, when these feelings overcome someone’s ability to function, they may be afflicted with an anxiety or depressive disorder.
Major depressive disorder affects millions of American adults and teens in a given year. Tens of millions of American adults ages 18 and older have an anxiety disorder in a given year and this has been rising for a number of years. Dr. Whitman’s insight helps clients to understand themselves, their patterns, and their past more thoroughly. As the client learns greater self-acceptance and gains insight, symptoms such as depression and anxiety often diminish and progress towards goals can occur.